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of this transformation is that america's popularity is now soaring. the percent of germans who viewed the u.s. favorably today is 64%, up 31% from 2008 poll. to the pugh, global the u.k., 69%, up from g last year. the french three-quarters, 75% of frenchmen now see america favorably versus 42% in 2008. so what is the big lever that has moved the seesaw of america's popularity so radically upward? acknowledgement of world citizenship? yes. but was it also this public apologetic admission by president obama? >> in america, there's a failure to appreciate europe's leading role in the world. instead of celebrating your dynamic union and seeking to partner with you to meet common challenges, there have been times where america's showed arrogance and been dismissive, even der rissive. >> question. the u.s. has a long standing tradition of not tritticizeing a former president in front of foreign audiences. did obama violate this protocol using terms like arrogance, dismissive, derisive, pat buchanan? >> yes, he did. i think thats with a mistake, and i think he's been scoring off his country repeatedly abroad,
schools. data-driven results. that's what we will reward with our race to the top fund. america will not succeed in the 21st century unless we do a un better job of educating our sons and daughters. >> as children across the nation return to their classrooms this week, one fact is clear. education is vital for america. and it needs reform. so says the u.s. president. the centerpiece of the obama reform is a $5 billion cash surge. it will be used to overhaul america's underperforming schools. the $5 billion will not flow automatically to the u.s.'s 50 states. they must compete head-to-head, and justify whatever money they get. >> this competition will not be based on politics, or ideology, or the preferences of a particular interest group. instead, it will be based a simple principle. whether a state is ready to do what works. >> question: president obama has an education reform package. does it foster competition between the states? or facilitate federal control over education? pat buchanan. >> it will do both. i mean the states will compete for the federal money expect that wi
commitment come up. >> this is not the america i knew. i don't want it going his way. this administration is nuts. enough is enough. >> democrats want to win virginia to show that obama and the agenda is still popular. republicans want to win virginia in order to show they are on the rebound and on the comeback trail. >> the republican leading deeds. we will see whether the president's appearance tonight changes the poll numbers. what we know is president obama's approval rating in virginia is on the decline according to one poll by public policy polling. it comes as mr. obama is set to campaign today with deeds. with me now is democratic commentator vick hamber and we have reynard jackson with us also. the numbers are mr. obama's popularity is only at 42% in the commonwealth. this is a state he carried in 2008. so what is happening, vick. >> people are coming home to their normal party. it is six months later. we have economic problems. all the problems haven't been solved in the six months he's been president so i think it is a natural. if you look at the polling numbers where mr. bush
was going to help deliver a post racial america. so by having the knee jerk reaction against the white police officer, boy did he throw that in reverse. so he wastrying to correct both of those things with this beer summit. >> if henry gates were white and not black, do you think that any of this -- >> nobody would have paid any attention to it. smoz it was henry kissinger, everybody would have laughed and said they cuffed henry. it would have been a joke. >> if he were white, all of those talk show hosts who are screaming now about what obama did would be saying this is the sanctity of a man's home and it was invaded by the storm troopers. >> you are telling me if it was alan dershowitz we would have complained if they cuffed him? >> maybe not dershowitz. >> the fact that henry louis gates is a famous guy, a harvard professor is what brought it to the national station stage. this is a good opportunity -- >> do you think professor gates was outraged? they brought him to the police headquarters and photographed him. >> when i came to the states, the first thing i was told was don't argu
for "newsweek" and chris of it, the deputy chief editor of the france press america wire service. john, let's start with you. critics of the review are sort of dismissing it already out of hand saying it is merely a budget drill and something that will define major budget cuts that will come down the pipe. is that fair? because there are hints we will get strategy out of this. aren't we? >> yes. i think the criticism is that it should be a budget drill. strategy review if it's untethered to the resources. i think it's likely to be more interesting than the last couple. because it does seem to be grappling with two separate problems. on two separate time frames. and the big problem out is the way is a european competitor, china that nobody talks about that. if so what do you do? how do you prepare? out there is the biggy. in the mean time there are the future of these mete wars. like iraq, afghanistan. and the future of what we call the global commons like piracy. which requires. >> and -- >> add stuff but my sense is that the two drivers in terms of project and force numbers are the ones i
negotiations with the americas. >> right. >> clinton comes over and the north koreans say we have had exhaustive talks. what they are saying is we got our one-on-one. >> you take everything that the north koreans say at face value? how naive. >> why would you disbelieve it? [ all talking at once ] >> hold on, please. >> any one of the americans sent over to, in a sense, escort them back would have put ourselves subject to that. i don't see any problem with it. >> you are failing to relinquish. >> i'm sorry. >> i want to remind you or you remind me, did the north koreans detonate a nuclear bomb in may? >> they have done so twice most recently in may. kim jong-il chose bill clinton because he gave away the nuclear sword to him in 1994 and allowed him to acquire the nuclear weapons. >> i'm sorry. >> kim was cheating on us before that was -- >> we can't let that stand unchallenged. >> jimmy carter -- [ all talking at once ] >> that can't stand unchallenged. president clinton didn't negotiate a framework when george w. bush came in. colin powell wanted to continue that. the bush administr
"america the beautiful." from here, the family will get back in the motorcade, and the hearse will make its way to arlington national cemetary for a sunset burial. >> glor: as nancy mentioned oa hill in arlington national cemetary near the graves of his edkete nnbrlldwiy te kennedy will be laid to rest this evening. wyatt andrews reports on how that spot was chosen. wyatt. >> reporter: jeff, good evening. it has long been ted kennedy's dream to join his brothers jack and bobby here at arlington national cemetary. but the story of how this political family came here to this military cemetery is one that began by accident. the kennedys' appreciation for arlington started when president john kennedy decided to take a random sunday drive. it was march of 1963, eight months before his assassination. >> it was a late day, a late winter day. >> reporter: according to journalist and author robert pool kennedy happened to sdrif to the cemetery and then decided to walk this hill. >> he walked to about where we are. >> reporter: as the president absorbed the view overlooking the lincoln memorial, pool
at 7:00. don't forget, wusa9.com. a few hours ago this campaign came to an end. >> couric: america mourns the lion of the senate. >> we on this side are interested in protecting american servicemen from the close fire of a civil war. >> couric: the man who carried the torch and the burden of a political dynasty. through triumph, tragedy... >> my brother need not be idealized or enlarged in death what... beyond what he was in life. >> couric: and scandal. >> for this reason i would understand full well why some might think it right for me to resign. >> couric: and leave the legacy of landmark legislation that changed millions of lives. >> the work goes on, the cause endures. the hope rises again and the dream lives on. >> couric: tonight, the life of senator ted kennedy. captioning sponsored by cbs good evening, i'm katie couric. this is the "cbs evening news," there is, of course, no royal family in this country. the kennedys, perhaps, the closest we've ever had. for the past 40 years, senator edward kennedy was the patriarch, the last surviving brother of a political dynasty until
america today-- citizens concerned about health care reform confronted their senators and representativesn i 27 townn meetings in 12 states. one by one, they expressed fear and anger over legislation now making its way through congress, and they demanded answers. some in the audience came well prepared with details of what's in the bill. but there is plenty of misinformation out there as wels y uwetrl to clear some of that up.tr we have three reports tonight from correspondents all around the country, and we begin with sharyl attkisson. >> reporter: in hagerstown, maryland, there were so many they couldn't all fit inside. in new jersey, they had to move to a bigger space to accommodate the unusually large crowd. >> no one asked me to be here but me. >> reporter: everyone wanted to be heard. >> nobody tells me how to live my life. nobody tells me how i should-- how long i should live and when i should die. >> reporter: some were furious when they weren't called on. >> and i'm directly affected by this and i guarantee you i'll be one thrown away! >> reporter: frustration was evident among d
about $13 million collectively if they would go on a tour, a ten-city tour of america, and then there's an option to have some concert ins europe. >> it's very interesting. we have the graphic up here, who gets paid what. can they do this tour without janet jackson? >> well, i think it's a whole lot less valuable. janet jackson, the baby of the family, ironically now, has taken the position of michael in the family. she is the primary bread winner, as was he in his heyday. no, i think that it would be greatly diminished if janet did not join, and i'm hearing she's a little reluctant. >> she's reluctant. why would she be reluctant? >> because that puts her in the spot that her big brother michael was in all those years, which was to be the one to be pestered, let's go on concert tour. let's go on tour because we, the brothers, need money. >> right. >> i think la toya saved her money pretty well, but the brothers did not. >> right. we hear rumors that there is this sort of not particularly -- there is some serious sibling rivalry going on behind the scenes in terms of how this potential
brinkley joins us now to talk about presidents and america's national parks. she the author of the new book, teddy roosevelt, wilderness warrior. doug brinkley, good morning. >> good morning to you, harry. >> why was roosevelt so determined to preserve some of america's great, last great places? >> well, as a kid he had asthma and he grew up in new york city and he found the nature secure -- >> he went to the adirondacks, later his mother and wife grew both died on valentine's day, he took a train ride to the badlands of north dakota and wrote a trilogy of books about the window earns there and decided that scenic wonders is what distinguished united states from europe. >> true, england has westminster abbey but we had yellowstone. >> they has the louvre, we had yellowstone. >> what did you talk about on the trip to west. >> there was a group of historians he had at the white house and i got to talk a little bit about my book on tr, the wilderness warrior and i went to the interior department and got to speak with secretary salazar, who is accompanying the president on to these national par
'll have a final word on american hero and the family that held america's attention for half a century. remembering ted kennedy on "face the nation." captioning sponsored by cbs "face the nation" with cbs news chief washington correspondent bob schieffer. and now from cbs news in washington, bob schieffer. captioning sponsored by cbs good morning again. joining us now first senator john mccain. senator, i understand that when vicki kennedy began calling people to speak at the wake on friday night that you were the first republican she called. i can understand why that was because you did have a very kind of special relationship with senator kennedy. you didn't always work together. a lot of the time you were on opposite sides but somehow you managed to keep this relationship going. how did you do that? >> i think it was probably because first of all we grew to respect each other. over time then have great affection for each other. you know, in this business& first you've got to establish respect. that respect sometimes was because of face-to-face discussions. sometimes for the record o
on national security reform was launched to help transform america's lumbering system. funded by the nonprofit nonpartisan organization were meading experts. so now senior members of president obama's team including dey ainnblr, dety bl of secretary of state jim steinberg and michelle floynoid. here to explain what needs to be done, jim lockner. welcome to the show. >> thank you. i'm delighted to be here. >> let's start out, the start of every administration is characterized by a series of major reports. yo urreport is significantly larger than most of the reports we have seen to date. what is wrong with the national security system and what has to be done to reform it? >> fundamentally, it's misaligned with the threats we are facing todayment we are in we need to work across our government. the set become -- the setbacks we have had recently are problems we have been having. >> what are some of the most significant reforms you're advocating in your report? >> one of the things that needs to be done, we need better integration. length in the international security council and a staff there, a
.com >>> for years u.s. defense contractors and america's closest allies said the control system is cumbersome and needs reform to foster closer cooperation while keeping sensitive information out of the hands of the. hopeful the white house can find a way to strip controls that have had undue burdens while protecting critical technologies and systems. they have a white house working hard to that handle export. and selling fighter jets to brazil. that is the voice of american aerospace and defense industry. remy, welcome to the show. >> glad to be here. >> the administration helped resolve end use monitoring concerns that were a problem for the indian government. indian didn't want american inspectors investigating or following up and reviewing systems that it bought from america. and you had national security advisor, jim jones, undersecretary of state, as well as pentagon acquisition chief to go down to brazil to sell the f-18 to the brazilians. what does this tell us about this administration about selling arms export. >> it is a strong sign that this administration recognizes the need to h
at the belief in middle america that they are experiencing the blunt of this recession. the politicians had that huge stimulous pigout. that is one thing. secondly, healthcare, they believe this reform is going to take away benefits they have. i tell you, as exhilarated by these democrats, calling them un-american, harry reid calling them evil mongers, other people calling them mobs and thugs. the backlash against the democratic party here is astonishing. middle american by 2 to 1, they agree with the protesters and not with the democratic party. >> eleanor. >> first of all, cindy said to shout down over people views is un-american. they didn't call the shouters un-american. i think the president has lost momentum here. people who have insurance are worried that they are going to lose something in this very extensive package. and the president really doesn't have a single bill that he can point to. he doesn't have a clear message and all of the bills floating around on political provide lots of inviting targets for people who want to kill healthcare and want to kill the obama presidency a
know education's promise and in all who can pursue their dream in an america that is more equal and more just. >> politicians from both sides of the isle are expressing their sympathies over the loss of ted kennedy. former president george hw bush said today and this is a quote, while we didn't see eye to eye on many political issues through the years, i always respected his steadfast public service. secretary of state, hillary clinton said kennedy inspired generation after generation of young americans to enter public service. the stand up for justice and fight for progress. and british prime minister, gordon brown said even facing illness and death, he never stopped fighting for the causes, which were his life's work. i'm proud to have counted him as a friend. >>> and while with we've known since last year that this day would come, the passing of senator kennedy is still hard on the country and his family. kate baldwin has more from massachusetts. >> reporter: america is remembering senator edward kennedy, whose extraordinary political career spanned nearly a half century. >
the succeed in business without really charging your customers a dime. steve hartman's "assignment america." captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with katie couric. >> mitchell: good evening, katie is off tonight. a lot of weekend plans are about to be ruined up and down the atlantic coast, all because of a storm that's going to stay hundreds of miles offshore. hurricane bill has been downgraded from a category 4 to a category 2. forecasters expect it to turn northeast and pass between bermuda and the u.s. in the next few days. but a hurricane does not have the to score a direct hit to cause trouble. in this case, flooding, rough waves and rip currents along the east coast could be on the way. here's kelly wallace. >> reporter: for millions of east coast beach goers like these at rockaway beach on the edge of new york city, this is as close as they're going to get to the water this weekend. >> you know about no swimming today, right? >> reporter: swimming banned at beaches along much of the east coast due to hurricane bill's might. >> we're biting our bottom lips and
per hour and more. america once had railways that were the envy of the world, but that was in the age of steam. now there is the push to get america back on track with super fast trains. later on stunned morning. >> in an age where it seems anybody can become a superstar, to in of us the group wilco remains something of a mystery. cynthia bowers this morning will shed some light on that. ♪ >> if you have never heard of wilco, don't blame the band. they are playing to sellou dsr.ow whaon two grammys and have sold 4 million records. there is a mythology you are the greatest band that doesn't get played on the radio. >> we would be happy to be the second greatest band that does get played on the radio. >> later on sunday morning, wilco. persistence paid off for fans that have paid their dues. >> once upon a time there was a falling out in the first family and lasted for years. lesley stahl will show us sometimes you can go home again. >> this is the famous mother daughter reconciliation shot. >> after decades of bad blood and silence treatments, nancy reagan and her daughter patti davi
of retreat and renewal for america's greatest political dynasty. now they remember a patriarch, and this town remembers a friend. sam barber sold him paintings. >> i'm going to miss him terribly. i'm speechless. >> reporter: ted kennedy's father bought a cottage here in 1928, thinking it would be good for the kids' health. three decades later, ted's brothers john and robert purchased surrounding homes, creating this three acre property simply known as the compound. john is the editor of "the last lion." >> for years of his life, this was the home. this was the one home they kept returning to. they lived in new york, massachusetts, london, england, but for john, this was his anchor. >> reporter: the brothers played their famous games of touch football on the lawn here, training for the youngest brother, a star at harvard. >> i think this was the center of his young world. so many things happened here. certainly, in times of tragedy, this is where the kennedys gathered. >> reporter: a place of mourning too many times for the kennedy clan. ted was there in 1999 when he learned of john jr.'s deat
of different plans is what we want to preserve for america. >> schieffer: all right, so senator conrad, you have been one of those talking about the so-called co-op plan, and that would be you would have a cooperative that would provide this insurance to people instead of the public option, but i want to just go back. you say the public option just simply can't pass. you still believe that? you think the president should just drop that and get on to something else? >> i would say this. it is very clear that in the united states senate, the public option does not have the votes. if we have to get to 60 votes, you cannot get there with public option. that's why i was asked to come up with an alternative, and the alternative i came up with was this cooperative approach that, as senator grassley correctly describes is not government run or government controlled, it's controlled by its membership but it does provide not-for-profit competition to insurance companies, so it has appeal on both sides. it's the only proposal that has bipartisan support and if we're going to get 60 votes we're going t
, the neighborhood is north america. the president of the united states joining the leaders of canada and mexico for their annual summit. they vowed to work together to fight the h1n1 flu virus hitting this part of the world especially hard. but on other issues it may be more difficult to find common ground. our chief white house correspondent chip reid traveled to mexico with president obama. >> reporter: at the summit of north american leaders in guadalajara, mexico, it was all smiles and handshakes in public but behind closed doors there appeared to be little progress on a series of long-running contentious disputes. while president obama said all the right things about helping mexico defeat silent drug cartels. >> united states will remain a full partner in this effort. >> reporter: mexican president philippe calderon was left frustrate bid failure to shake loose millions of dollars of aid held up in congress by democrats who object to their human-rights record and while they talked about the importance of trade and the biggest free trade zone in the world. >> we need to expand that trade, n
. >> couric: the senate confirms sonia sotomayor. and hispanics all over america celebrate the first latina on the u.s. supreme court. i'm katie couric. all the tonight, the economy continues to lose jobs. and now hundreds of thousands of americans are in danger of losing their unemployment benefits. with the first day of school around the corner, what the government says principals and parents should do to deal with an outbreak of h1n1. and a mystery on the california coast. why are sea lions beaching themselves in record numbers? captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with katie couric. >> couric: good evening, everyone. president obama says it's a wonderful day for america. his reaction to the senate confirming the first hispanic ever nominated to the u.s. supreme court. sonia sotomayor. the vote was 68-31. all the democrats and two independents voted yes. nine republicans also voted to confirm sotosaying even if they didn't agree with all her views she was qualified. she'll be sworn in saturday as the 1 11thth justice, and only the third woman to serve on the nation'
's "assignment america." captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with katie couric. >> good evening. katie is on assignment. for the first time in feen months we can say this-- the unemployment rate is down. the labor department reported today it fell a tenth of a point in july to 9.4%. job losses slowed to just under a quarter million, the lowest in a year. the white house tonight is cautiously opt misks. optimistic. here's anthony mason. >> reporter: the bad news is getting better for the job market and the economy. >> this morning, we received additional signs that the worst may be behind us. >> reporter: after averaging more than 600,000 jobs lost in the first three months of the year, for the past three months, the average loss has been cut by half, but the drop in the unemployment rate isn't all good news. >> the unemployment rate went down because a lot of people, more than 400,000 people, actually left the labor force for whatever reason, they've just decided to give up looking for a job. >> reporter: and more than a third of those unemployed, five million people, ha
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to guadalajara to engaged the summit of americas and expected to discuss the fight against the h1n1 virus ahead of the u.s. flu season. >> so help me god. >> so help me god. >> congratulations and welcome to the court. >> it is not justice sotomayor, administered the oath of office to sonia sotomayor in washington yesterday and becomes the supreme court's first hispanic justice and only the third woman in the court's 22 three-year history. >> the pakastani authorities are increasingly convinced the taliban leader was killed by the missile strike, there is strike over a bloody battle over who will become his successor. >> a new twist in the michael jackson story, mike lester a former child actor and long time friend of the singer told a british tabloid he may be the father of parish jackson, he claims he once donated sperm and he believes the child strongly resembles his own daughter. >> eastern china is thousand being battered by typhoon maricut, about a million people were evacuated from their homes ahead of the storm, it has already flooded worse in taiwan for years. >> as for our forecast, h
of america. stay with us. óçfa fa >>> welcome back. ted kennedy was in the senate longer than most americans have been alive. part of a family tradition, shipping american politics for more than half a century. gary has that legacy. >> his brother, john, set the tone in a more innocent time. >> ask what you can do for your country. >> a call for energetic involvement in public life. >> all of the kennedys left the message saying, you can make a difference, you can make the country a better place. >> idealists responded. and the world did change, bruce morton watched it change. >> you think back to 1960 when john kennedy ran, the south was segregated, blacks couldn't vote. we come a long way. >> got there before we knew who the beetles were, stayed there when the idealism was wounded by assassination. the belief in government, its leaders was wounded too. vietnam, nixen, watergate. kennedy's friend, thomas. >> if you are putting that faith in politicians or in princes and kings, you are ultimately going to be disappointed because nobody can make your life better than you. > some of th
of north america until we think of atlantic canada and the timing of that would be toward the end of the weekend. how's bill going to impact us? mainly in the form of our local beach goers to ocean city. as you possession mentioned rip tides and rough surf a big concern if you are heading to the coast and we will talk about that. i want to show you doppler 9000. as forecasted the thunderstorms are developing. they are moving northeast at 35 miles an hour. thurmont they are affecting you right now. it is north of the border. there's a severe thunderstorm watch for south central pennsylvania and in adams county a severe thunderstorm warning until 12:30. we'll no focus on other areas seeing the thunderstorms developing and i will have the weekend forecast when i see you next. >> thank you very much. >>> well, stafford county woman is facing a felony county mue th sedor fothe drug overdose of foensay that samant ngcaan stole oxycontin may rln i for. ng a for. during a ne dlgevega hedrug to e y tgahe g 18-year-old jessica lynn ea -y18r-old jessica lynn profi and pr-yit eddi dixtnee .
: rowdy crowds are drowning out the health care redate across the country. >> there is a mood in america of anger. with so many people unemployed and with so much bickering in washington. >> reporter: democratic lawmakers are trying to wrestle back control from local constituents using town halls to vent frustration. >> you and your cronies in the government do this kind of stuff all the time. >> reporter: signs say obama lies, grandma dies and portray the president as hitler. >> the president is now supporting genocide against the american people. >> it is an outrageous falsehood that there is anything like what you are talking about. >> reporter: dozens of town hall meetings are being held across the country today. one scheduled for here in new jersey had to be moved to a larger location to accommodate the overflow crowd. democrats have also set up a war room on captiol hill to help lawmakers handle questions from unhappy crowds. president obama is working the front lines, too with upcoming town halls out west. it san all-out assault. >> from what all the scare tactics out there what i
decades. last year he helped president obama get elected. today the president said america has lost "a great leader." digital correspondent armando trull begins our coverage. he's live on captiol hill. armando? >> reporter: ted kennedy was the third longest serving senator in american history. for 46 1/2 years, he fought countless political battles hoar on captiol hill, winning his share of them and in doing so he leaves a legacy that has touched the lives of millions of americans. when ted kennedy took over the senate seat left vacant by his brother's election to the presidency in ' 62 he never suspect head would be among the longest-lasting senators in american history. a legislative record of 47 years, which influenced education, civil rights, immigration and health care and earned him the respect of presidents. >> the life of senator edward m. kennedy has made a difference for all of us. >> reporter: he called himself the liberal senator from massachusetts and the political opponents he faced down couldn't help but give him respect. >> he is a fabulous united states senator. when
. >>> she may be one of the most famous moms in america. but now, kate gosselin of jon and kate plus fame has a new project to tackle. >>> it is not too early to look at the weekend. last weekend we were dealing with bill making the surf rough. this weekend it will be danny. straight ahead i will have the forecast and how he affects our weather and of course how the weekend is shapingmiup. yowatching 9 news now. female announcer: from jennifer, while supplies last, this luxurious microfiber sofa and chair for just $399. our most dramatic offer ever: both pieces, just $399. while supplies last. from jennifer: >>> one of america's highest profile mothers will make her debut on the new season of "the view." kate gosseln will cohost abc's all female round table the view on september 14th and 15th. she is one of several guest cohosts who will fill in while elizabeth hasslebeck is on maternity leave. >>> we now know what songs will be on madonna's greatest hits cd and dvd. celebration comes out on september 29th. the list covers her 26 years as a hit maker. from early ' 80s singles such as "hol
glasses as well as lamps and countertops. there is a $22 billion recycling business in america for scrap cars. >> money to be made. >> indeed. >> you are saving us money when you come back. >> that's right. today's money saver we are getting to that printer cartridge. they are so expensive. we will get them to go a little farther for you. >> look forward to that. thank you. pink slips are on the way after maryland's board of public works approves a slew of budget cuts intended to save taxpayers $454 million but 202 employees will lose their jobs. those include 160 jobs at the state health department and counties will lose $211 million in state funding, money that is used for everything from police salaries to road repaving. >>> the board approved a five dave shutdown of sate government -- five day shutdown of state government and employee furloughs. some state workers say they should have to share the plan. darryl brown is one of them he helps print refund checks. >> we keep the state rolling an we always have to take the hit. i don't think it is fair. >> reporter: the speaker of the hou
, karen. the museum here in washington is a place where america is most historic news events are chronicle. senator edward kennedy's death is a part of that history. armando trull had a chance to talk about the man of the liberal lion of the senate. >> as news made headlines and filled tv screens, the initial reaction from some followed by the realization that an era in american history had ended. >> he was someone who had strong principles that he believed in and which was unusual for many current legislators. >> he was remembered by those he met during his 46 1/2 yearlong senate career. >> it is exciting. i was in first grade at the time. it was a real honor to have him come to our house. >> everybody knows him. >> and by those who knew of his achievements of the liberal lion of the senate. >> he led the way for civil rights, american disabilities act and a lot of people that didn't have the opportunity to speak. he spoke for them. >> reporter: some people were harsh over the one event that may have cost him the presidency and a young woman her life. the 1969 accident where a wom
on one of their bank of america cards more than double to 39%. >> i feel it's a sad state of affairs when we bail bank of america out and they turn around and try to make more money off of us. >> reporter: card issuers appear to be locking in profits before the toughest limits on interest rate hikes and fees begin next february. since presume signed the reforms into law, the average variable rate has increased from 10.79% to 11.22%. and a new report today finds credit limits have been slashed for 33 million people, half of them with excellent credit scores. >> i don't think we've seen the end of the reign of terror by the credit card companies and i think they are angling, trying to position themselves. >> reporter: capitol one has increased their rates to almost 12%. discover has hiked fees 30%, and citigroup is beginning to add new annual fees, some in excess of $30. but the industry denies it's waging a preemptive strike to cash in before all the rules kick in. >> that's a red herring. the two main factors in changing the interest rate or your credit limit are the customer's risk profi
, wusa9.com is always on. good night. >> reporter: tonight, the president rehires america's top banker as new projections show the country falling deeper and deeper into debt. i'm katie couric. also tonight, mobilizing to fight the h1n1 flu. u.s. officials prepare for what they're now calling the biggest vaccination program in u.s. history. and the british public service video that aims to stop people from texting while driving. and it may just work. captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with katie couric. >> couric: good evening, everyone. the president's vacation in the sun was interrupted today by a cloud of bad economic news and a forecast of more to come. from both the white house and the non-partisan congressional budget office. here's some of it: they project the deficit for this year alone will hit a record high as the government spends $1.6 trillion more than it takes in. unemployment, now 9.4%, is expected to continue rising to 10% before starting to decline slowly next year. and the white house expects the economy to shrink this year by 2.%. now to help
relationship with black america. how are you remembering that in the newspaper? >> we went to our archives to determine how to cover ted kennedy in terms of various civil rights legislation and there is everything from the voter rights act of ' 64. several that followed on the disabilities act and so forth. housing and so forth. >> each time we could find he was prominent that that effort, introduced the bill or promoted it strongly. he made a speech, first major speech on the senate floor in ' 64 in support of the support of the civil rights act. so mrs. francis murphy, former publisher of the -- owner of the afro is deceased. >> have you heard from readers as to their memories of the senator. what his legacy means to them. >> the calls have been coming in from folks locally and nationally in terms of their memory and particular things he did that had an impact on themselves or their family and their commune and so forth. so the minimum i have strong. the legacy is there. and this guy was a lion in the civil rights arena besides a lion in the senate itself. he did so many things if they a
of the independent insurance agent and brokers of america. we also have democratic commentator vick camber with us. thanks for joining us. i'd like to start off on some point of agreement. are we in agreement that something is wrong with health care in america and we need some sort of answer solution. >> yes. >> yes. >> all right. so what's wrong with what is going on right now? what is wrong with the problems. people call it socialism, naziism. the president has death panels that will determine who lives and dies, elderly, disabled will be euthanized, where's the truth in this? >> the information is what is, on both sides, is what is i think directing part of the anger and frustration and lack of information. the polling, whether it is democracy in action or disruption of democracy it is both. it is both. i believe it is democracy. you have the right to speak out, and a congressman and senator are no better than you and me. they work for you and me and i have every right to speak and argue with them. on the other hand, i think it is wrong and disrespectful to not to allow you and you to have an o
anger is coming from gop con servetives an around the country. sarah palin two days ago the america she loves the one of her parents and her down syndrome babies will have to stand in front of obama's death panels she calls so they can decide the treatment. such a system is down right evil. over overnight she said we must stick to the issue and not get sidetracked by tactics that cube accused of leading to harassment or intimidation. this is the letter of anger but he is drawing back. why a change in her tone and what about other leaders in the opposition party and con servetives. >> she probably drew back because it was a republican plan that was brought forward. the democrats decided to adopt it and move in. it was a group of physician and advisers who were going to advise, an outside, independent and it wasn't the idea that the democrats -- she probably got the memo that was their idea. >> i want to add she also pulled back because somebody convinced her what she said was ridiculous and not particularly helpful to the larger debate. the reality health care is the single issue of our
at an america's best location near you. >>> good evening everyone. apparently a little diplomacy goes a long way. the north korean government issues a special pardon for the the two american journalists jailed on harpblgs of espionage. they have more on how the former president, bill clinton put the wheels in motion. >> reporter: on an unannounced yet high-profile trip to north korea, success for former president, bicllln,in toand two detained american journalists. after meeting with them, they pardoned them who were air forced on march 17, near the north korean china border and ordered their release. it's unclear what, if anything, north korea will receive in return, but some analysts say that the prestige of a visit from a former united states president may be enough. >> the connections and the history, all point to bill clinton being the right man at the right moment. >> i think it is highly unlikely he would go there without some signal from the north koreans in advance that this trip was going to be successful. >> ling and lee who worked for current tv were charged and con
. >>> this is 9news now. "this broadcast realtime captioned by becky lyon." >> this is america and this is 2009. and we are here to let everybody know that discrimination at this time is not going to be tolerated. >>> fed up. these members of the local gay and lesbian community say they will not take discrimination any more. i'm derek mcginty. anita brikman is off tonight. good evening. new tonight a lesbian couple says a silver spring business discriminated against them and tonight they are fighting back. silver springs diner is the type of business where everyone is always welcome. but these protestors insist that was not the case last week. two lesbian woman claim they were kicked out. >> ironically we were standing next to a hetrosexual couple. their public affection was a little more extreme. >> the message is it stops now. >> tonight they came back with friends and supporters who crowded into the diner to place their orders and mount what they call a kiss in. >> peaceful protest solely to show everybody deserves the same respect, the same treatment regardless of sex, color and especially
in the darkest hours. i know what america can achieve. i've seen it. i've lived it. >> this is the cbs "morning news" for wednesday, august 26th, 2009. captioning funded by cbs >>> good morning. thanks for joining us. i'm michelle gielan. the lion of the senate has been silenced. senator ted kennedy passed away last night following a battle with brain cancer. he was 77 years old and died at the family home in hyannisport. he was the last surviving son of a glamorous but tortured political family who spent half a century in the senate fighting for those who need. we are in washington with more. tara, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. word of kennedy's death came this morning in a brief statement from his family who said his faith, perseverance and optimism will live on. massachusetts senator edward kennedy died at his home in hianis surrounded by loved one after a year-long battle with brain cancer. kennedy's family said we've lost the irreplaceable center of our family and joyous light in our lives. but the inspiration of his faith, optimism and perseverance will live on forever. local m
. nancy cordes has more about one of the oldest institutions in america struggling to survive. >> reporter: in his 14 years as a postal worker in springfield, virginia, jerry seybold's mail bag has never been this empty. >> the biggest change is the volume of mail that we're receiving. >> reporter: blame higher rates or business belt tightening. either way, the postal service,& which made a $900 million profit in 2006, is on track to lose $7 billion this year. that's despite shedding 25,000 career employees. >> it's clear that weakness in the overall economy is continuing to have a profound negative affect on our finances. >> reporter: especially in an internet age. like so many companies, elite occasions, a specialty gift store, has gone online to communicate with customers. saving $10,000 to $20,000 by e-mailing fliers, catalogs, and invoices. >> not only is it the cost of the postage but it's also the cost of the printing we have to take into consideration. >> reporter: desperate, the postal service would like to close some post offices. >> in cases where we have facilities that are blo
. >> this is a wonderful day for judge sotomayor and her family, but i also think it's a wonderful day for america. >> reporter: the senate's vote on sotomayor's nomination comes after three days of debate over whether or not she's the right choice. sotomayor earned yes votes from every democrat and a handful of republicans, but nearly three-quarters of the gop senators refused to vote for her. they insisteded she'd bring a liberal bias and her personal feelings into the high court. >> america needs judges who are guided and controlled not by subjective empathy that they find inside themselves, but by objective law that they find outside themselves. >> reporter: sotomayor was nominated to replace retiring david david souter, a liberal justice. she is not expected to shift the balance of the high court. now the 55-year-old appeals court judge will leave behind her native new york city and move to washington, ready to begin her lifetime appointment to the high court when the new term begins this fall. joel brown, cbs news, washington. >>> this morning pakistan's foreign minister says he's received u
blockbuster comedies that have made the man boy america's leading man. >> hey, nobody cares you are a virgin. >> turns out he didn't have to reach far for material. >> for the movies that have fueled his billion-dollar hollywood empire. >> in my head i had in security of somebody who was a 40 year old virgin, i understand that feeling of shame and feeling like a freak and afraid to take chances. >> early on sunday morning the 41-year-old mogul, john apetow. >> those reports and more, first here are the headlines for this sunday morning, the second of august, 2009. >> after a decades long debate over whether he was dead or nt gonzales sayslive thisesnzala it identifiethe remains of the first u.s.rsoieaild killed in te persian gulfar b kkac in 1991. navy captain fighter jet went down? where over the iraqi desert on the first night of the war. turning to the present, three americans died in afghanistan today after their military vehicles struck a roadside bomb and insurgents then attacked the patrol with gunfire. >> three americans died in another roadside bombing yesterday. >> united states
schieffer looks back. >> reporter: she was born into one of america's most prominent families, the fifth of nine kennedy children, graduating from stanford university in 1943. she later became a social worker at a west virginia prison. she married sergeant shriver in 1953, and together they had five children, including maria shriver, now the wife of california governor arnold schwarzenegger. it was growing up with a close family member who was mentally retarded, her sister rosemary, that led to eunice kennedy shriver's life's work, the establishment of special olympics. her goal, she said, was to demonstrate that people with mental retardation are capable of remarkable achievements in sports, education, employment, and beyond. it began in 1962 as a summer camp at her home in maryland and led to the first special olympic summer games held at chicago's soldier field in 1968. 1,000 athletes from 26 states and canada competed. today the games have more than 1.3 million participants in over 150 countries. in 1984 ronald reagan awarded shriver the highest civilian honor, the medal of freedom.
this as concern grows about the children. >>> and he changed the way america watched the news. a look back at the life and extraordinary career of cbs' news don hewitt. all this "early" thursday morning, august 20th, 2009. >>> a good thursday morning to everyone at home. i'm maggie rodriguez with jeff glor. harry and julie are off this morning. >> as we continue the healthy debate over healthcare coverage this morning, we'll be joined exclusively by former massachusetts governor mitt romney, who joins us from massachusetts. he says that, if the rest of the country followed the massachusetts model, there could be comprehensive reform and effective reform. he'll speak with us in just a few minutes. >> you mean he's for his own program? >> shocker, isn't it? >> we'll talk to governor romney ahead. morning, a presidential proposal that god broad support in congress takes effect today. all of us should start to see changes in our credit card statements designed to protect us from sneaky fees and penalties. our financial adviser ray martin will be here to tell us what to look for. >>> but first,
in america of anger. with so many people unemployed and so much bickering in washington, people are disgusted with the partisanship and with the fear of losing their health care, it all boils over. but i think one thing that has to be borne in mind, and you've got the commotion in the background, is that these people have a right to be organized. i'm not going to complain about the fact that they are organized. they have a right to do that and they have a right to speak. but i think we ought to understand that they're not necessarily representative of america. >> well, i guess that's the question. do you think they're a vocal minority? >> well, i sure think they're vocal, harry. and i think that they are not representative. i wouldn't even classify them as as a minority. i would classify -- when you say a minority, you're talking about minority and majority as if there is some sort of parity. i think these people who have a right to organize and talk and be in the meeting, not to disrupt, their freedom of speech ends when they interrupt somebody else's freedom of speech. i don't think they re
. >> this morning a closeup look at the healthy debate over the future of medical care in america. >> charles atkinson will take on the politics that are part and par sell of this debate. while martha teichner ha has ben looking at the competing plans that could move from proposal to policy to you. and then as we pursue the great kaleidoscope of life we take up kaleidoscopes themselves, serena altschul is our guile. >> it has come a long way from the cardboard tiewbls you may remember looking into as a child. kaleidoscopes. >> it looks like a fairy kingdom in there. >> later on sunday morning. images that you can only see once. >> director quentin tarantino learned how to call the shots at a young age. this week he is at it again, challenging audience with a movie that attempts to rewrite the story of world war ii. our tracy smith pays him a vis visit. >> ever since he unleashed pulp fiction back in 1994, director audiences with a sexy brew of sly humor and over the top violence. >> my work is unmistakably me and i like that about it because mi dikelie. >> getting to know quentin tarantino, l
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